Archive for 2022

Une délégation de partenaires autochtones, jeunesse et femmes du Canada et du Sud se rend à la COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS et Pour l’amour de la création envoient 10 délégués en Égypte pour demander que leurs voix soient entendues Ottawa (territoire algonquin non cédé), le 26 octobre 2022. – KAIROS et Pour l’amour de la Création (FLC) envoient 10 délégués à la Conférence…

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Delegación de representantes indígenas, de jóvenes y de mujeres de Canadá y del Sur Global rumbo a la COP 27

October 31, 2022

Con el auspicio de KAIROS y la iniciativa For the Love of Creation, un grupo de 10 personas se dirige a Egipto para exigir que se les escuche (Ottawa: terrritorio del Pueblo Algonquin) – KAIROS y la iniciativa For the…

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Indigenous, youth and women delegates from Canada and Global South head to COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are sending 10 delegates to Egypt to demand their voices be heard (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation (FLC) are sending 10 delegates to the United Nations…

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Presentación de delegación a COP 27 de Canadá y Sur Global el 3 de noviembre

October 27, 2022

Participantes de delegación de KAIROS y For the Love of Creation se presentarán en un seminario virtual de dos horas para amplificar su mensaje exigiendo ser parte de la toma de decisiones que afectan el clima y las personas. (Ottawa:…

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Le 3 novembre, pleins feux sur les délégués du Canada et des pays du Sud à la COP27

October 27, 2022

La délégation de 10 membres de KAIROS et de Pour l’amour de la création est présentée dans un webinaire de deux heures pour mieux faire entendre la revendication des organismes d’obtenir une place à la table de décision sur le climat…

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Spotlight on COP27 delegates from Canada and Global South, November 3

October 27, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation’s 10-member delegation featured in 2-hour webinar to amplify their message to have a seat at climate decision-making tables (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are co-sponsoring Voices…

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Highlights from my participation at 11th WCC Assembly, by Zoughbi Zoughbi

October 19, 2022

The 11th World Council of Churches Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany was indeed a celebration of life from diverse churches, dignitaries, students, patriarchs, bishops, clergy, nuns, professors, and political, social, and economic leaders of the world. I was representing Wi’am: Palestinian…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Middle East

Taking a deeper risk

October 12, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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Cast the net wide

October 7, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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KAIROS Times: October 2022

October 6, 2022

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The World KAIROS Blanket Exercise delivers at WIPCE 2022 in Australia

October 5, 2022

Español sigue. Despite the colonial bureaucracies to obtain visas and passports, despite the labyrinths of multiple airports and the long hours of waiting and flights, Gloria Gonzalez a Maya Achi woman from Guatemala and Dario Iza president of the Kitu…

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The road to COP27 has begun. Listen to delegates on the KAIROS/ For Love of Creation Delegation

October 4, 2022

KAIROS and For Love of Creation (FLC) are organizing a delegation of Global Women, Peace and Security and Solidarity partners and Indigenous partners and youth from Canada to the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) which takes place in Sharm…

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Yeast to Raise the Ambition

October 3, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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The truth in Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2022

Truth and Reconciliation isn’t about living in or reliving the past. It’s about learning the truth of the past, looking within ourselves and accepting its truth, learning from it and moving forward from it.  For thousands of years, Indigenous peoples…

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Reflection on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2022

September 29, 2022

By Jose Zarate, PWRDF The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada concluded and issued its Final Report and Calls to Action in June 2015. Implementing the Calls to Action represents an incredible opportunity and responsibility for individuals, families, communities,…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Spirited Reflections

Connecting the dots

September 28, 2022

Remember connect-the-dots pictures? Many are incredibly simple (like this bunny) – the image sometimes could even be discerned without drawing the lines between dots. But some pictures are much more complicated, with the picture emerging from all those unconnected points…

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Indigenous Rights, Migrant Justice

Expedite Canada’s first environmental racism law, civil society urges

September 27, 2022

Prioritize and expedite Canada’s first environmental racism law urge 11 civil society organizations in an open letter on September 16 to members of the House Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI). KAIROS is among the signatories, who remind…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Climate anxiety and hope

September 27, 2022

This sounds like the beginning of a joke: six years ago, a psychologist, a public health professor, and a sociology researcher walked into an online chat room.   It wasn’t a joke. The three talked about the anxiety they felt over…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Call for bolder ecumenical commitment to justice and peace: reflections from 11th WCC Assembly

September 26, 2022

The recently concluded 11th World Council of Churches Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, was quite an experience for the more than 4,000 attendees who participated in the event, in its significance and richness in content. Participants included delegates from WCC member…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Everything’s connected

September 26, 2022

We are approaching the end of KAIROS Climate Action Month. This week we will review the nexus between the climate emergency and colonization, gender, conflict/peace, and migrant justice to name a few interconnected issues. We will also look to how…

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Sharing Indigenous knowledge for those willing to listen

September 24, 2022

For numerous generations, Indigenous peoples have had unique, respectful and sacred ties to the land that sustained them. They do not claim ownership of Mother Earth, but rather, declare a sense of stewardship towards the land and all of its…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Listening to All My Relations

September 23, 2022

First Nations relationships fully embrace the notion that people and their families are strongly connected to the communities they live in, their ancestors and future descendants, the land they live on, the plants, animals and other creatures that live upon…

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Resources for September 30

September 22, 2022

September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, or Orange Shirt Day. This day remembers and honours Survivors, families, and communities who continue to be affected by the horrendous legacy of Indian Residential Schools and the related impacts…

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Introducing Yusra Shafi, youth delegate

September 22, 2022

Let’s meet Yusra Shafi – a KAIROS/For the Love of Creation youth delegate in the COP 27 delegation. She is an international student at the University of Toronto, majoring in Psychology with a minor in Environment & Behaviour. Her heritage…

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Introducing Tia Kennedy, youth delegate

September 22, 2022

Meet Tia Kennedy. She is one of the KAIROS/For the Love of Creation youth delegates in COP 27 delegation. Tia is from the Oneida Nation of The Thames and Walpole Island First Nation. She has recently begun working for the…

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Take Courage

September 21, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and the buildings we worship in. On October 15, they will host “Creation Care in our Places of Prayer: Energy Retrofits and other Faith-based Climate…

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UN Day of Peace –Climate Crisis is a peace issue

September 21, 2022

“In order for me to write poetry that isn’t political,  I must listen to the birds, And in order to listen to the birds the warplanes must be silent.”   — Palestinian poet Marwan Makhoul   Today, on the United Nations International Day of…

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Ecumenical support for migrant rights and status for all

September 20, 2022

Four denominations involved in the global movement of Churches Witnessing with Migrants (CWWM) wrote to the Canadian government on September 8 in support of permanent residency for migrant workers and the regularization of undocumented migrants. The heads of the Anglican…

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